Christmas Pillows Sewn From Old Sweaters

Christmas Pillows sewn from Old Sweaters Min

Christmas pillows, a beautifully cozy way to adorn your home during the holidays, but also an expensive one.  Quality pillows will run you $19.99 (on the cheap end) on up to $50+, easily costing you a Franklin to fluff up an arm chair or two.  A little rich for my blood, and a holiday expense I’ld rather … Read more…

The Boy’s Bedroom Makeover Reveal

Boy's Bedroom Makeover Reveal

My son, Keegan’s, birthday bedroom makeover has been a butt busting month of scraping, painting, sanding, cleaning, measuring, cutting, and building.  My back aches, I have a decent cut on my hand, and some nice purple bruises, but it was all worth it.  My son is extremely happy with his new digs and I finally have one room in this house in tip … Read more…

Family Blossom Flags A Flying

Family Blossom Flags A Flying

The year was 1996, I was a senior in college, 3 weeks from graduating, scared out of my mind, and looking for any distraction to keep me from thinking about THE big question.  The question my parents, professors, family, and friends had been asking me all year,  “What were my plans after graduation?”  Gulp!  I had no clue, … Read more…

DIY T-SHIRT Flags

DIY T-Shirt Flags

DIY T-Shirt flags are super cheap (read free), quick (like a knife fight in a phone booth), and easy to sew (can you manage a straight line).  They are a fun way to snaz up family reunions, campouts, parties, classrooms, or even a kid’s bedroom.  I recently made these T-shirt flags for a campout we attend each summer called Family Blossom (for more on … Read more…

Sew Your Own Denim Cornhole Bean Bags

Sew Your Own Denim Cornhole Bean Bags

In my quest to save money, entertain the kids, blog, and rid myself of my husband’s rather large pile of unwanted jeans, I was trying to find creative ways to upcycle denim.  Upcycling?  What’s that?  It’s a trendy way of reusing or repurposing old items, thus giving the item a new life, and saving resources and the … Read more…